Posts Tagged ‘37 cooks’

Steamed buns with BBQ beef short ribs

April 24th, 2017

What’s pillowy-soft on the outside, and deliciously meaty on the inside? If you guessed these steamed buns, stuffed full of hearty barbecued beef short ribs and refreshing vegetables, you’re correct! I had the privilege of sampling a bottle of Jay Ducote’s Louisiana BBQ sauce, and decided to try my hand at making steamed buns. The […]

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Cranberry Tequila Jello Shots

December 5th, 2016

Holiday party season’s upon us, and I can’t wait for the festivities! This recipe takes a delicious homemade cranberry sauce (you always make extra like I do, right?) and fashions it into a sophisticated chewable cocktail. If you enjoy hosting parties as much as I do, then treat your esteemed guests to some of these […]

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Fruit & Nut Chocolate Cheerios Clusters

October 24th, 2016

Need some treats in a hurry? This quick and easy recipe will have you ready for visitors in no time. Earlier this year General Mills sent me a few boxes of the cereals they’d relaunched with all-natural colours and flavours, and this was the very first recipe I tried. It turned out to be a […]

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Strawberry Puff Pastry Flowers with Lemon Mascarpone Whipped Cream

March 20th, 2016

Happy Spring Equinox! Though we’ve had a mild winter this year, I’m ecstatic that it’s finally the first day of Spring. To me, this is the season of new beginnings, of renewal and growth and optimism for what’s to come. And if you’re celebrating along, why not make a few of these incredibly easy puff […]

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Figs with Goat’s Cheese, Pistachios, and Golden Grahams

March 7th, 2016

For those of you who live in the States, today is National Cereal Day!! I’m a big fan of breakfast for dinner, and if you haven’t yet had cereal today, it’s not too late! General Mills has reformulated a bunch of their cereals in the quest to eliminate artificial flavours, artificial colours and high fructose […]

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Apple Cranberry Croissant Bread Pudding (in the slow cooker!)

February 11th, 2016

Ah, hibernation weather. We’ve had an incredibly mild – even record-breakingly warm – winter this year, but now it seems as though we’re finally hitting a cold snap! When that happens, I break out my slow cooker. Hamilton Beach was so kind as to send me one the year before last, and I’ve been making […]

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“Baked Potato” Gougères

August 13th, 2015

Is there any better, more versatile comfort food than the humble potato? Whether baked, fried, mashed or any of the other infinite ways to prepare it – potatoes are to me like the warm embrace of a favorite childhood blanket – and even better, they clean up nice enough to take to a fancy party! […]

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Marbled Beet Braid

April 21st, 2015

Some foods are humble. Some are simple. Some are down-and-dirty, reserved only for late-night satisfaction. This beet braid is none of those things. It’s a dramatic loaf that loves to be the centre of attention. It will steal the attention of anyone around, and elicit multiple “What is it?”s. I’ve long loved the infectious nature […]

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Smoked Duck Breast, Mushroom & Grape Flatbread

October 2nd, 2014

I’ve been on a flatbread kick lately. It’s the perfect easy meal – you can make the dough in advance, and keep it in the fridge for a few days until you need to use it. The topping possibilities are endless too, and can be adapted easily to whatever you have in the fridge. My […]

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Earl Grey Financiers

August 11th, 2014

This past weekend was a busy one, full of visits with friends and dining out morning till night. I met a few old university friends (and one very adorable 3 month old) for afternoon tea at the Shangri-La. It reminded me that I have yet to share these sweets with you, and the photo has […]

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